Chinese Chicken and Dumplings

I enjoy a warm bowl of North American chicken and dumplings as winter time comfort food, but most versions tend to be bland. I added common Chinese spices to add depth: garlic, ginger, star anise, whole cloves, and a touch of soy sauce. Continue reading Chinese Chicken and Dumplings

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Creamy Squash Soup with Parsley, Parmesan and Pine Nuts

FEATURED ON THE DAILY MEMPHIAN – Lemon zest and garlic add vibrance and warmth to this creamy soup after cooking the vegetables in butter and broth. Gently heat the cream with the puréed vegetables to avoid bitterness from the lemon zest. Continue reading Creamy Squash Soup with Parsley, Parmesan and Pine Nuts